Colorado – Supervisory Forester

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Supervisory Forester: Under the supervision of the Area Manager, the Supervisory Foresters are responsible for general administrative duties and the direct oversight, management, development and implementation projects within one or more of the following functional areas:

· Science and Data
· Communications and Communities
· Forest Planning and Implementation

Each Supervisory Forester position will have primary responsibilities in one specific functional area but will have additional duties in other functional areas as assigned by the Area Manager. This position has supervisory responsibilities. The Supervisory Forester is to perform project budget, program oversight, personnel, grant, equipment and facility management. The Supervisory Forester is expected to coordinate program delivery with program staff and will provide a primary contact point for local officials and key CSFS partnerships within the area as appropriate and directed by the Area Manager.

As a member of the Area Operations Team, the Supervisory Forester coordinates work effort to ensure efficient, effective, and cohesive program delivery in priority areas. The team works together to allocate and manage resources to ensure agency goals and objectives are achieved on time and within budget, address area operational issues, and ensure policies and practices are implemented consistently. The Area Operations Team works with the CSFS Leadership and Management teams to carry out agency priorities. The Supervisory Forester serves as the area liaison to related functional division(s) and program areas.

The Supervisory Foresters will participate in annual fiscal and work planning, administer project budgets ranging from $5,000 to $1 million dollars (spanning multiple-year).

Supervisory Foresters are responsible for the Administration and Supervision of the local Field Office (50% of work time). As assigned by the Area Manager, the Supervisory Forester will have primary responsibilities in one specific functional area (40% of work time) for Communications and Communities, Forest Planning and Implementation, or Science and Data. The Supervisory Forester will have additional duties in the other functional areas (5% of work time each) for CSFS service delivery.

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